RFI Food Ingredients

Our core business is the international trading of additives for food and non-food industry. In addition we are providing adequate services for our products, sophisticated logistics and warehousing for a steadily increasing customer satisfaction.

In the meanwhile RFI Food Ingredients is Germany's largest distributor of citric, tartaric, and malic acid and salts thereof. Our customers are part of food and feed industry, pharmaceutical industry and construction industry all over Europe. Annually increasing revenues and customer figures are showing us that we are on the right track.

The Company

RFI originates from the former Tesco, Düsseldorf a successful trader of petrochemical products and raw material for food-industry. 1999 Tesco, Düsseldorf and REWE-Group decided to integrate the food-ingredient business of Tesco into a new company called Rewe Food Ingredients Handelsgesellschaft mbH with a shareholder-ship of 50% REWE Group and 50% Tesco Holding. Early 2012, the RFI shares of REWE Group have been transferred to the new Partner Barentz International B.V. in the Netherlands. With this step Barentz and RFI expect to become the European leader in sourcing of food ingredients from Asia.
Since 2018, the RFI has been 100% owned by Barentz.
Barentz is the global life science ingredients distributor specialized in human nutrition, pharmaceuticals, personal care, performance materials and animal nutrition, creating unique synergies across all fields of expertise.


Shape the future

Would you like to actively shape the future of our company?
Then we can offer you an excellent opportunity as a sales representative.

Please send meaningful application documents stating your salary expectations and your possible starting date to:

RFI Food Ingredients Handelsgesellschaft mbH
Mr. Karsten Lätsch

Other career opportunities


If you have any questions, please call us.

You can reach us at this phone number or email address:

Phone: +49 211 913 826-0
Fax: +49 211 913 826-99

Or use our contact-form